Beyond the Vineyards: Sample Northern Portugal & Spain
Think you know Portugal and Spain? Discover the vineyards, history and UNESCO World Heritage Sites of northern Portugal and Spain on this inspiring adventure.
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Program No. 22812RJ
15 days
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At a Glance

Rich in vineyards, Roman history and impressive cuisine, the northern regions of Portugal and Spain are a delight to be discovered. From the shores of the North Atlantic to the banks of the Douro River Valley, experience these distinct areas that are home to six UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Explore historic fishing villages, ride along the canals of Aveiro via a Molicero boat and meet locals who introduce you to folklore, traditional music and cuisine.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles a day.
Our Flex learning adventures offer more flexible schedules than our traditional programs, with ample independent time and several meals on your own. Enjoy the camaraderie of the group while also getting time to explore on your own.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Savor Portuguese cuisine during a hands-on cooking class with a local chef and gourmet dinner at a Michelin-starred restaurant.
  • Discover the vineyards and history of the Douro River Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Trace Roman history through the towns of Lugo, Las Medulas and Leon, and marvel at the well-preserved Roman aqueduct in Segovia.
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